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ground until we do. here is a way to actually enact the will of the voters by using these funds to get these services to happen now rather than waiting for later. also, i have been involved as a member of the treatment on demand collision, that a number of hearings, a number of meetings, a number of precedents , et cetera, where people are talking about mental health reform and mental health issues, and how to get more access to services, how to get faster treatment, et cetera, and we're talking about a lot of big picture stuff right now. stand by mac --
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>> i urge you to support the doe coalition's budget proposal. thank you. >> next speaker. >> today, i want to ask you to please support so we're requesting $84.3 million for support of housing for youth and section a vouchers for families so with a question and 25 for families in shelters or doubled up. anyway, so, last time when we had the money, you guys don't
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really focus in and pull your money for housing for family and children and youth. so i want this time to focus more on the issues because we need to help the homelessness. i want to leave a note, for example, the new access, i can say is not working. so we have -- they say the people who are working in the city, which is the families, they say they were saying they don't have a way, but it's 800 people an with the waiting listd plus, plus means thousands without housing. families without housing and we need to do something. we have more than 2,000 children students in the sanfrancisco
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school district and we don't do nothing and we have to do something because the children will suffer. and we neethank you so much. >> thank you. >> hi. i'm with the coalition of homelessness. i'm here to support pro the priy budget proposal because i've been working with homeless families -- i've been working with the homeless people for 13 years. i've been working alongside with the families of homeless families and as i keep working with them, there's more and more, they keep coming.
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i would love to see this go -- i would urge to invest the housing and services in the san san frao and to fully fund our home budget proposal. thank you. >> thank you. >> next speaker, please. i'm the executive director of the san francisco housing. i'm here to really emphasize that in addition to the homeless housing needs and the new construction that is extremely critically important to the whole city right now that the designation of some of the funds for the preservation as it is drafted is extremely critical, as well. and we just here to speak in
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favour of that effort, which builds upon the copa unanimous legislation in front of the board already. sfhcd was founded in 1988 by a group of, primarily african-americans in the bay to help ensure people can remain in the city they have called home, the city that has their schools, churches, friends and businesses and their families. preservation component is one of the critical tools that obviously the board is supporting and we want to make sure that there is tipped contid funding for the small sites program through future funds and i'm proud to say we're about to close on the small site acquisition next week with the help of supervisor brown's office and we're excited to be
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preserving seven units of housing for low income seniors to help to work with all of you for many years to continue that effort. thank you. >> thank you. next speaker. >> hi. my name is sam lu. i was born and raised here in san francisco. i want to say we really appreciate the funding that went towards homelessness. but as many have said before me, there was no funding that went towards homeless families, union and homeless children, even though 30% who are experiencing homelessness make up the homeless population and one-third of families make up the homeless population. and so, i'm here today in support of our city, our home, 83.4 million budget proposal and i want to specifically highlight in this proposal the $5.5 million abilit act for houg choice vouchers.
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hopeless families used to have a way out but are now completely excluded due to the rehabilitation of public housing and so they have really no way out of homelessness. families who are living in single-room occupancies as families experiencing homelessness in san francisco are excluding from accessing any homelessness housing or services because through the entry, they are blocked from ever accessing those services. so these housing choice vouchers are vital so that families can be able to get out of homelessness and this is really the only exit these families have to get out of homelessness. thanks so much. >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> my name is robert hoffman. i am a 20-year resident of district six and i work with the
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san francisco aids foundation and i'm here to support the our city, our home budget proposal. i support all asks in this proposal but i want to highlight my support for funding, development and safe injection sites. thank you. >> thank you. next speaker. >> hi. i'm a resident of the richmond district and i'm director of the services at the san francisco a i.d. aaids foundation. i'm asking you invest in the needs of san francisco. i would like to operate an overdose prevention sites known as safe for consumption. they reduce hiv and hcv
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transmissions which is in line with our goal to zero transmissions. this links folks to hiv treatment, to medical services, opiate therapy and other services. as it was said, they save lives as well as saving money. as much as it's important to provide housing, until we get there, we need the wrap-around services for the folks in san francisco. thank you. >> thank you. next speaker. >> my name is john reevy. i'm a i is 15 plus year residenf san francisco. i work for the san francisco aids foundation. having done outreach in most of the boroughs, homelessness is something that has always been an issue and it doesn't seem to be going away any time soon. i like all the asks for this proposal but the one that stan oustandout to me, the safer injn
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sites, i want to support that, as well as the transitional treatment facilities for folks who are experiencing homelessness and meth use. >> thank you very much. networks speaker. next speaker. >> good afternoon, supervisors. i'm andy stone with the sanfrancisco aids foundation and i'm here in support of the budget proposal. i wanted to specifically highlight the supervisor injection sites, supervisorred consumption services. the entire board of supervisors unanimously voted in support of ab362, a state-level bill to allow the san francisco to pilot the first overdose prevention site in the nation.
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now is a chance for the city to actually make these statements a reality, right? people are dying on our streets from preventible overdoses in the midst of an overdose crisis fueled by homelessness crisis and opioid epidemic. these are proven that have been over the last 30 years in different countries that saves lives. in lines with the city's plan to be the first city in the world to be to zero new hiv infections and they prevent hepatitis c. that was something we could never achieve if we don't deal with the homelessness crisis. as 13%, is-7hiv infections are those experiencing homelessness. i urge you to invest in housing foto fund san francisco. >> thank you, next speaker.
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>> honourable supervisors, my name is rubin david goodman. i'm the son of murial and ben goodman who risked their lives for the steel in chicago. my uncle sam was a wrestler known as the chicago kid and moved to l.a. during world war ii and had an african-american nightclub and he was then known as goodie. my life and my well-being is in jeopardy. and i'm getting no support from the sfpd, the sheriff's department, supervisor aaron peskin. i'm getting treated like a piece of garbage as people who are poor are often treated by nonprofits in this city.
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nonprofits soak the city of money and treat the poor and disadvantaged as pieces of garbage. pui once wrote an article for te police chief called police stop assaulting homelessness women. that was base on the other hande of encountering two homelessness women who had pand had hands ony security. you're on camera. my cousin is a network news producer in new york city. carin shapiro. she's worked for every major network and is now a freelancer. you're under the watchful eye of
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the shapiro-goodman family. >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> hi, there. i'm darcy alred. thank you for letting me speak. i'm a volunteer at the coalition on homelessness and i moved here from the midwest to go to school. i'm a graduate student at usf. i just was really shocked by how devastating the homelessness crisis is here, so i've been doing as much as i can to get involved, volunteer and that's why i'm here today, to ask for your support in the our city, our home proposal, which specifically today is for the eraf budget proposal, in terms of community health services, especially for family, youth and
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children, these populations are definitely more vulnerable and it would be terrific to see more of the city's budget go towards their services. and yes, that's all i have to say. thank you. >> thank you. any other public speakers. seeing none, public comment is now closed. one more? please join us. public comment is now open again. >> good afternoon, supervisors. thank you for giving me the time to talk. i'm a family caseworker here in the district 6. i work and live here in san francisco for the past, i want to say 12 years now that i've worked with families that live in sros and are either homelessness ohomeless.i'm heree
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budget proposal. i think it's important you fund them and considering the fact that it continues to be a cycle. so their proposal is really to help us out and help our whole community. we're all accountable for the people that live here. specifically fund, support of housing and family housing. that's all i have to say. thank you. >> thank you. public comment is now close -- ok, one more. >> thank you, supervisors. my name is matt. i work for a tipping point community. i just wanted to speak in support of the coalition on homelessness' proposal to invest inning from permanent support of housing to factories for family renters and step-down beds and i
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wanted to express my support. from thank you for coming today. thank you very much. >> not it makes a difference but successive waves of inflation have *have raised wages and it s out the lowest wage level in years, contributing to fueling wealth and economic growth. the government's expanded role in the housing market will exacerbate housing costs. this principle is universally understood among economists and also benefit tax production, obviously. government intervention tends to benefit monopolies and this is obviously in scandinavia and
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germany and in leipzig, 5% of the population earns 50% of the real estate. needlessto say, there are gaps in distribution. there a new opera house due to singular donation. the rest is made up through high taxation. the housing mark in sweden is said to have a multiyear waiting list. >> thank you very much. public comment is now closed. colleagues, i would like to make a motion to accept the amendments before you. supervisor yi.
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>> so i want to thank the public for coming out and expressing their opinions. as you can see from the public, just this small number of people that came out today, there's -- you can tell there's a lot of needs and different needs and obviously today only represented .1% of all of the people that could come out and navigate. there's always an issue of, you know, where do you put your resources when you have limited resources? do you put it on the immediate or do you put some of the funding or resources in the prevention? and there's always this tension between well, somebody needs it right away and at the same time,
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we don't ever pay attention to the prevention piece. as the result is what we're seeing right now, actually, that we're never going to decrease the number of people that are going to be homeless in the streets. every year it's been going up because more people are coming into that type of situation. so i'm kind of glad that we've had this opportunity, very unique opportunity in san francisco this year with funding. i think we put a lot of resources, spread it out on the first round of it. and i think this particular piece of legislation creating the footbal affordable housing s
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somewhat of a fund. for instance, a lot of it will lend itself to the strength of trying to prevent others to become homeless. and as i was speaking to chair fewer when she introduced this, originally introduced this, i had some concerns about the approach and mainly what if we don't spend down on a certain amount and the money just gets stuck there. there's so many needs that we're hearing, that i hate to see it get stuck in a pot of reserve money. so in going some of the changes that were made, in particular your section on page 2d, you
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know, where it starts talking about after two years making a report and then doing an analysis of where the funding caps are and having flexibility in terms of a discussion at that time and we're not spending it down. where can we spend the resources so that we can actually help people on streets, help people from coming onto the streets. i think with that amendment, i would like to say to you, supervisor, fewer, i'm supportive of this and i know i have not put my name on it, mainly because of my uncomfort level. so i would like to be added as a cosponsor and thank you for doing this. >> thank you very much. i'm honoured. supervisor mandelman. >> i'm jusi just, very briefly,o
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think you for your leadership and chelsea, if you worked on this, as well. but for your leadership on housing issues certainly before i was on the board but even in the short period that i've been around, copa and then eraf one and now two, one of the things striking to me is how many set asides we have in our budget for various savored purposes but when house housing is the greatt crisis in the city. we have a very menial fund that gets set side every year, which is $30 million, which is completely improve sufficient te need now and being bold and continuing to find other sources of funds is totally the right direction and thank you for your work on this. of course, thanks to everyone
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else in the audience who's worked on this and came out to sport today. >> thank you, supervisor. supervisor stephanie? >> thank you. i just wanted to add my thanks and also add my name as a cosponsor. some thank you very much. i so appreciate it. >> so colleagues, thank you very much for your support and i have a motion on the floor to accept the amendments before you and could i get a second, please. >> supervisor mandleman, thank you. >> i would like to make this as amended to the board with a positive recommendation. thank you very much. we can take that without objection. and madam clerk, any other items before us today? >> there are no other items. >> thank you very much. this meeting is adjourned.
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>> [inaudible] i'm a illustrator by day and a [inaudible] composition teacher. right now i'm practice by transscribing [inaudible] that is what i have been doing the past couple years, teaching myself. california college of the arts, illustration there has really great teachers. robert hunt, vance story taught me a lot. what
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i'm working on is a portfolio [inaudible] riding a donkey unicorn in the process. >> my name is dawn richardson and musician, drummer and drum teacher. i guess i would say i started my professional path quh i started playing in bands and teaching drum lesson when i was in college. they were definitely not that many women that would do what is doing. in 198 8 i graduated from cal state los ang and studied mostly classical percussion and music education but at the same time i was in hollywood so played at night in rock bands so was doing two different things. >> the reason i'm [inaudible] the people. there is a extremely
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vibrant art community especially arounds the red poppy art house [inaudible] as a artist in the past 2 or 3 years there is a event called the [inaudible] every 3 months a free art music festival that i usually play at and just met so many people. >> i was teaching a little bit and doing odd jobs like waitressing and going at night and playing in bands and meeting a lot of people. i chss in ban that had cool break jz get parts on tv shows or things like that. a friend of mine, we had mutual friends that got signed to a record deal in san francisco called 4 nonblaunds and i addition frd the bands and moved to the bay area. i think things are
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different now than 30 years ago, the world evolved a lot. it could be a challenge but have to know how to negotiate everything and sometimeatize is [inaudible] it was great to get to a point where i was just treated like another one of the people, a musician not a female musician and that is always what [inaudible] >> you don't hear stuff on the radio [inaudible] i need to write music [inaudible] be more conscious in their decisions and somehow make that poetic so they will be convinced. i think i will do that. [singing in backgrounds] drawing and writing music since i was a really little kid and fortunate enough to have a good education in art and parentss who supported me. i
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hope my life will continue to allow me to do both. >> for me now having all male, female girls, boys students it shows the world has changed a lot and people areope toon open to a lot more than they were in the past. you can get a deep satisfaction from responding a lot of year practicing in one thing and becoming really good at something. sometimes i think that it is better to get lost. you have to practice and become good at what you do, so if you have everything together then go out in the world and do what you do and then i
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>> shop and dine in the 49 promotes local businesses and challenges residents to do their business in the 49 square files of san francisco. we help san francisco remain unique, successful and right vi. so where will you shop and dine in the 49? >> i'm one of three owners here in san francisco and we provide mostly live music entertainment and we have food, the type of food that we have a mexican food and it's not a big menu, but we did it with love. like ribeye tacos and quesadillas and fries. for latinos, it brings families together and if we can bring that family to your business,
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you're gold. tonight we have russelling for e community. >> we have a ten-person limb elimination match. we have a full-size ring with barside food and drink. we ended up getting wrestling here with puoillo del mar. we're hope og get families to join us. we've done a drag queen bingo and we're trying to be a diverse kind of club, trying different things. this is a great part of town and there's a bunch of shops, a variety of stores and ethnic restaurants. there's a popular little shop that all of the kids like to hanhang out at. we have a great breakfast spot
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call brick fast at tiffanies. some of the older businesses are refurbished and newer businesses are coming in and it's exciting. >> we even have our own brewery for fdr, ferment, drink repeat. it's in the san francisco garden district and four beautiful muellermixer ura alsomurals. >> it's important to shop local because it's kind of like a circle of life, if you will. we hire local people. local people spend their money at our businesses and those local mean that wor people willr money as well. i hope people shop locally. [ ♪ ]
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(clapping.) the airport it where i know to mind visions of traffic romance and excitement and gourmet can you limousine we're at san francisco inspirational airport to discover the award-winning concession that conspiracies us around the world. sfo serves are more 40 million travelers a year and a lot of the them are hungry there's many restaurant and nearly all are restaurant and cafe that's right even the airport is a diane
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designation. so tell me a little bit the food program at sfo and what makes this so special >> well, we have a we have food and beverage program at sfo we trivia important the sustainable organic produce and our objective to be a nonterminal and bring in the best food of san francisco for our passengers. >> i like this it's is (inaudible) i thank my parents for bringing me here. >> this the definitely better than the la airport one thousand times better than. >> i have a double knees burger with bacon. >> i realize i'm on a diet but
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i'm hoping this will be good. >> it total is san francisco experience because there's so many people and nationalities in this town to come to the airport especially everyone what have what they wanted. >> are repioneering or is this a model. >> we're definitely pioneers and in airport commemoration at least nationally if not intvrl we have many folks asking our our process and how we select our great operators. >> ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ the food option in san francisco airport are phenomenal that's if
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it a lot of the airports >> yeah. >> you don't have the choice. >> some airports are all about food this is not many and this particular airport are amazing especially at the tirnl indicating and corey is my favorite i come one or two hours before my flight this is the life. >> we definitely try to use as many local grirnts as we can we use the goat cheese and we also use local vendors we use greenly produce they summarize the local soured products and the last one had 97 percent open that.
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>> wow. >> have you taken up anything unique or odd here. >> i've picked up a few things in napa valley i love checking chocolates there's a lot of types of chocolate and caramel corn. >> now this is a given right there. >> i'm curious about the customer externals and how people are richmond to this collection of cities you've put together not only of san francisco food in san francisco but food across the bay area. >> this type of market with the local savors the high-end products is great. >> i know people can't believe they're in an airport i really joy people picking up things for their friends and family and wait i don't have to be shopping
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now we want people take the opportunity at our location. >> how long has this been operating in san francisco and the late 18 hours it is one of the best places to get it coffee. >> we have intrrnl consumers that know of this original outlet here and come here for the coffee. >> so let's talk sandwiches. >> uh-huh. >> can you tell me how you came about naming our sandwiches from the katrero hills or 27 years i
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thought okay neighborhood and how do you keep it fresh you can answer that mia anyway you want. >> our broadened is we're going not irving preserves or packaged goods we take the time to incubate our jogger art if scratch people appreciate our work here. >> so you feel like out of captured the airport atmosphere. >> this is its own the city the airline crews and the bag handlers and the frequent travels travelers and we've
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established relationships it feels good. >> when i get lunch or come to eat the food i feel like i'm not city. i was kind of under the assumption you want to be done with our gifts you are down one time not true >> we have a lot of regulars we didn't think we'd find that here at the airport. >> people come in at least one a week for that the food and service and the atmosphere. >> the food is great in san francisco it's a coffee and i took an e calorie home every couple of weeks. >> i'm impressed i might come here on my own without a trip, you know, we have kids we could get a babysitter and have diner
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at the airport. >> this is a little bit of things for everybody there's plenty of restaurant to grab something and go otherwise in you want to sit you can enjoy the experience of local food. >> tell me about the future food. >> we're hoping to bring newer concepts out in san francisco and what our passengers want. >> i look forward to see what your cooking up (laughter) ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> today we've shown you the only restaurant in san francisco from the comfortableing old
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stand but you don't have to be hungry sfo has changed what it is like to eat another an airport check out our oblige at tumbler better. san francisco department of environment is a place where climate hits the street. we know that we don't have all the answers. we need to support our local champions, our local community to find creative solutions and innovations that help us get to zero waste. >> zero waste is sending nothing to landfill or incineration,
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using reuse and recovery and prevention as ways to achieve zero waste. the grant program is a grant program specifically for nonprofits in san francisco to divert material from landfill. it's important to find the san francisco produce market because there's a lot of edible food that can be diverted and they need positions to capture that food and focus on food recovery. >> san francisco produce market is a resource that connects farmers and their produce with businesses in the bay area. i think it's a basic human right to have access to healthy foods, and all of this food here is available. it's a matter of creating the infrastructure, creating jobs, and the system whereby none of
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this goes to waste. since the beginning of our program in july 2016 to date, we've donated over 1 million pounds of produce to our community partners, and that's resulted in over 900,000 meals to people in our community, which we're very proud of. >> carolyn at the san francisco produce market texts with old produce that's available. the produce is always excellent. we get things like broccoli, brussels sprouts, bell peppers. everything that we use is nice and fresh, so when our clients get it, they really enjoy it, and it's important to me to feel good about what i do, and working in programs such as this really provides that for me. it's helping people. that's what it's really about, and i really enjoy that. >> the work at the produce
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market for me representing the intersection between environment and community, and when we are working at that intersection, when we are using our resources and our passion and our energy to heal the planet and feed the people, nothing gets better than you. >> well to the epic center are you ready for the next earthquake did you know if you're a renter you can get earthquake shushes we'll take to the earthquake authorities hi welcome to another episode
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i'm the chief resilience officer for san francisco i'm joined by my good friends for the earthquake authority we're at the el cap center for the city and county of san francisco started in 2013 to get the community and talk about the risk we think about earthquake if usual great city you'll see one of the demonstrates we've built the model home and i encourage other episodes we'll be retroactively retrofitting and showing you as property owners to employ you work for the california earthquake authority talk about your role and earthquake shirnls up think the viewers want to know if you're a renter or property owner how the insurance issues. >> i'm the chief mitigation officer or c e a a property line
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funded pubically managed entity that provides earthquake shiners for one to four units and mobile owners to come down and renters throughout the state of california. >> what make the c e a deft. >> we work with 19 participates the insurer that sells you, your homeowner policy you're not obligated to buy it but you can buy a policy. >> am i covered with homeowners insurance. >> no california homeowners understand their homeowners insurance doesn't cover earthquake they need a separate policy if you're an shiners you can get the earthquake insurance policy. >> so explain why it is for the c e a is deft if a traditional insurance agency. >> irreverent so in the 80s
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the state of california passed a law that requires any company that writes the policies to over earthquake insurance the homeowners are not required by commissioner cranshaw can bye there was so much loss they were going to stop writing the insurance policies for earthquakes they wanted to stop a serious insurance policy. >> we're talking about the homeownership's buying the earthquake shiners but 70 percent are renters what's my opposite. >> the option for renter the earthquake be insurance company is affordable i think people don't realize just exactly what it covers it covers damaged property but loss of use if you have to be under a building they have a quarter main that was broken as well as emergency repair if interests glass breaks in the carpet you need to be in
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our unit that's whether earthquake is important. >> you're title you're the excessive mitigation officer for the state of california when i think of insurance i don't think about mitigation. >> so as part of public safety mission the c e a started to put aside mitigation loss fund 5 percent of invested income and when i joined the company 34 years ago we had $45 million to make a difference for moving and incentivizing and mitigation for california homeowners to structure engineering a unique opportunity to cervical homeowners to help them to mitigate the equivalent. >> whether an owner or renter i want to find more information about earthquake insurance where should i go. >> earthquake not only information about insurance but a calculated
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figures and as of january lots of deductible and 25 percent if a homeowner mitigate their hope up to 20 percent off their premium as an incentive for the work. >> what does mitigate the home mean. >> strengthen, renovate, retrofit through a home particularly older to earlier codes and you put in adding streamlining maybe collar bolts to tie to the foundation or to the wall so it is braced to earthquake can be very, very affordable and really makes a difference. >> thank you very much for being with us i encourage the viewers not only to checkout the earthquake authority but we'll talk about
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[♪] >> coming to san francisco on june 11th, the earthquake safety his fair from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. as the auditorium at 99 grove street. meet with contractors, design professionals professionals, engineers and architects, along with city agencies and hundreds of booths on the main floor. attend one of the workshops at 11:00 a.m. the seismic safety strategies study. what you need to know is the city strengthens buildings 240 feet high and higher, and to get ready to the next -- for the next big one. 12:00 p.m., changes in the updated citywide vacant commercial storefront ordinance. 1:00 p.m., comply with the accessible business entrance program to enable everyone to enter your business. 2:00 p.m., home modelling process made stress-free, meet the experts and understand the permit review issuance and inspections process. 3:00 p.m., making the best use of the accessory dwelling unit
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and legalization program to at affordable housing. learn from these three workshops at the june 11th d.b.i. earthquake safety fair, and begin to get ready for the big one by taking immediate steps to protect both family and property we hope to see you there, so register now. [♪] >> let's get this going. is everybody ready? hello, and welcome to the tuesday, may 21st, 2019 commission meeting at the san francisco entertainment commission. meeting. i am the commission president. if you are a member of the public you like to speak, you can hand them out and fill them out. we do as you turn off your cell phones or put them on silent including commissioners and staff. thank you to san francisco government t.v. and media services for sharing with the public. we will start with a roll call. [roll call]